Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) 2019

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) Grants Scheme 2019 is open for applications. The CEP is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and administered by the Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in each Local Authority area.

Applications are invited for funding for capital projects that target the relevant groups or issues in disadvantaged areas and seek to enhance communities in disadvantaged areas as identified in the DLR Local Economic and Community Plan 2016-2021.

Applications for funding for projects targeting the following (non-exhaustive) list of groups and issues, including complementarity with the DLR Local Economic and Community Plan, will receive priority:

  • Youth                                          
  • Older people
  • People with a disability
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • Travellers
  • Ex-prisoners and families of prisoners/ex-prisoners
  • Projects promoting cultural activity
  • Projects promoting equality
  • Community development projects
  • Projects promoting integration
  • Projects which qualify under the Creative Ireland Programme 2017-2022 pillars

Closing date for applications is Thursday 30th May.

For more information and to apply go to

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